Grilled Chicken With Noodles – A Flavorful Recipe for Bún Gà Nướng

Grilled chicken noodles


Grilled Chicken With Noodles, or Bún Gà Nướng, is a Vietnamese dish that perfectly combines the smokiness of grilled chicken with the freshness of herbs, vegetables, and rice noodles. This delightful dish is not only visually appealing but also bursts with flavors that will transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Vietnam.


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 200g rice vermicelli noodles
  • 2 cups mixed fresh herbs (cilantro, mint, basil)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cucumber, julienned
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Lime wedges for serving
  • Crushed peanuts for garnish


  1. In a bowl, combine minced garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, honey, and vegetable oil.
  2. Marinate the chicken thighs in the mixture for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.


  1. Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Grill the marinated chicken thighs until fully cooked, with a golden brown and slightly charred exterior. This usually takes about 5-7 minutes per side.

Preparing the Noodles:

  1. Cook the rice vermicelli noodles according to the package instructions.
  2. Rinse the cooked noodles under cold water to stop the cooking process and prevent sticking.

Assembling the Dish:

  1. Arrange a bed of rice vermicelli noodles on each plate.
  2. Slice the grilled chicken into thin strips and place on top of the noodles.
  3. Garnish with julienned cucumber, sliced shallots, bean sprouts, and a generous amount of fresh herbs.


  1. Drizzle the assembled dish with extra fish sauce, soy sauce, or lime juice according to your taste.
  2. Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top for added crunch.
  3. Serve with lime wedges on the side for a burst of citrus freshness.


Grilled Chicken With Noodles is a delightful and satisfying dish that captures the essence of Vietnamese cuisine. The combination of grilled chicken, fresh herbs, and savory noodles creates a harmonious blend of textures and flavors, making it a perfect choice for a flavorful and wholesome meal. Enjoy the culinary journey to Vietnam right from your own kitchen!